Having been duly challenged to create a Nocioni Birthday post, I decided to crunch some numbers and give you 31 numbers and how they figure in Nocioni's life now.
More after the jump...
31 – Andres Nocioni’s age today. Also his career high in points.
30 – Born on November 30, 1979.
29 – Number of games left in the 2008-2009 season when Noce got traded to the Kings.
28 – Number of games Noce started for the Kings in the 2009-2010 NBA Season.
27 – Number of games Noce started for the Bulls in the 2007-2008 NBA Season.
26 – On Aug 26, 2010, the Sixers advised Nocioni to skip the Fiba World Championships.
25 – Number of points Noce scored in his first ever NBA playoff game.
24 – Number of 3pointers Noce has hit as a Sixer.
23 – Number of points Noce scored during his “perfect game”. He went 9-9 from the field and 5-5 from 3pts, in just 18mins.
22 – Number of playoff games Noce has played.
21 – Number of turnovers Noce has as a Sixer.
20 – Number of minutes Noce played in his first game as a Sixer.
19 – Noce’s age when he was named Best Sixth Man by the Argentine league.
18 – Number of rebounds Noce got in his first ever NBA playoff game. Also, number of games Noce has played as a Sixer.
17 – Number of points Noce scored in his first NBA game.
16 – Noce’s age when he joined Argentina’s professional league.
15 – Number of points by which Noce and the Argentineans beat Italy for the gold medal in the 2004 Olympic Games (Athens).
14 – Noce’s highest scoring average (14.1), during the 2006-2007 season.
13 – Noce’s jersey number for Argentina.
12 – Number of playoff games Noce played as a starter.
11 – Number of points Noce scored in the last Sixers game.
10 –Number of points Noce scored in his first game as a Sixer.
9 – Number of blocks and steals Noce has as a Sixer.
8 - Number of points by which Noce and the Argentineans beat Team USA in the 2004 Olympic Games (Athens).
7- Number of points by which Noce and the Argentineans beat Team USA in the 2002 FIBA World Championships (Indianapolis).
6 – Noce’s highest rebounding average (6.1), during the 2005-2006 season.
5 – Noce’s NBA jersey number.
4 – Argentina was just the fourth team in Olympic basketball history to win a gold medal. (courtesy of Noce, Manu, Scola, Oberto etc…)
3 – Number of seasons Noce has played as Tau Ceramica’s reinforcement.
2 – Number of sons (Laureano and Benicio) Nocioni has.
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